German Houby Eggs

German Houby Eggs
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For those without German heritage, Houby Eggs combine scrambled eggs, fresh mushrooms and cheese, and traditionally, are served over toast. This quick-and-easy recipe provides high-quality protein that helps keep the entire family running strong all day.



2 cups morel mushrooms or any variety, washed, dried and sliced

2 tablespoons butter

8 eggs

¼ cup milk or fat-free half and half

1 cup shredded cheese (Cheddar, mozzarella, Swiss, etc.)

4 pieces whole wheat or rye toast



Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.  Add mushrooms and sauté until tender and fragrant.

Combine eggs and milk in a small bowl, and beat to combine.  Add egg mixture to mushrooms and scramble until eggs are set but still moist. Or remove mushrooms; scramble eggs, and then stir cooked mushrooms into eggs.  Sprinkle with cheese; cover and remove from heat.  Let stand for 1-2 minutes to melt cheese. Place eggs on a piece of toast, and serve. Yield:  4 servings.


Nutrition information per serving: 401 calories; 27 g total fat ; 13 g saturated fat;

2 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 469 mg cholesterol; 510 mg sodium;

16 g carbohydrate; 3 g dietary fiber; 25 g protein; 964 IU Vitamin A; 55 IU Vitamin D;

72 mcg folate; 309 mg calcium; 3 mg iron